A big shout out to the Pierce School PTO Social Action Committee who collaborated with their Fifth grade Student Council to collect some of Newton Food Pantry’s most needed items. Thanks to Jennifer Bentley (seen here in photo), co-chair of the Social Action Committee, for making the delivery of 22 pre-sorted bags!
A huge thank you to Dedham’s Rashi Jewish Day School Kindergarten class for collecting 26 boxes of food, books and personal care items as part of their social justice curriculum. We so appreciate the support! (Image: Stephanie Rotsky (the school’s social justice coordinator), Sharon Miller, and Rachel Liptz delivering donations to Newton Food Pantry)
Help extinguish hunger in Newton by supporting the Newton Firefighters Association’s citywide food drive to aid the food pantries in Newton. From June 8 to June 22, Newton Firefighters will be holding a food drive on behalf of the three food pantries in Newton; the Centre Street Food Pantry, the Newton Food Pantry and the Arabic Baptist…
We are excited to announce Newton Food Pantry’s participation in the Three Squares New England 7th Annual Ride for Food fundraising bike ride to take place on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Learn more about the NFP team and find out how you can help us raise funds to feed our neighbors in need by checking…
Each year the Postal Carriers do a national food drive to stamp out hunger. Last week, the Newton Food Pantry received food from this collection, with Post Office trucks delivering bag after bag of much needed food. A special thank you goes out to the coordinators of the four post offices that deliver to the…
Last month Project Bread kicked off its 50th Walk for Hunger. The Walk will take place on Sunday, May 6 on the Boston Common. Money raised by the Walk supports hundreds of anti-hunger programs in Massachusetts, including the Newton Food Pantry’s. Please consider joining and register today at www.projectbread.org/walk.
Boston Web Marketing held their first of what they hope will be many drives to support the Newton Food Pantry. Headed by Ashley Caparalella, their drive responded to our most needed items list. Thank you Ashley. We so appreciate your support.
A huge shout out to Brownies Troop 62737 who visited the Newton Food Pantry last week and donated MANY boxes of cookies. The troop learned all about the NFP and what it does to help our community. Thanks again to the wonderful generosity of Brownies Troop 62737!
Last week, teachers from Brown Middle School dropped off over 180 bags of donations collected for the Newton Food Pantry in a targeted drive run by the 6th Graders. Thank you so much for your commitment and generosity. We are very grateful!
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s response to the president’s recent FY19 budget proposal calling for a 30% reduction in our nation’s most effected anti-hunger programs. Watch the brief video here to learn more about the cuts and reductions outlined in this proposal.